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Troubleshooting when i turn my camera on , and try to focus it on something, by lightly pressing on the picture taking button, it turns off

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Hi every one, when i want to take a photo the shooter bottom does not anything.... batteries are ok and same the mamory card. I hope you can help me

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Re: troubleshooting

By Pressing The Button which takes picture a red light which will measure light appears this will consume a lot of battery try charging the battery to full extend

Posted on Apr 21, 2007

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Why is my led screen blurry in low light before I take a picture?

It sounds like your camera settings have the( AF Assist Beam) on Off? That is the Amber Color light you see when you half press the shutter button. If that setting is set to OFF, then the camera can not focus in low light giving you blurry pictures as it can not see any light to assist the camera on focusing. If you turn on the (AF Assist Beam) to on, they when you press the shutter button half ways down you will see a Reddish/ Amber light, that light helps the camera find a focus point, giving you a slightly better low light photo.

Jun 09, 2014 | Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS IXUS 130...

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Very slow in taking a picture


I'm not sure I already asked you something, but it looks to me, you are new with digital camera's. The digital cameras all have a feature called auto focus. DSLRs and some expensive system cameras do have an extra sensor to autofocus, while you are pressing the shutter release button. they sometimes can focus in a few hundreds of a second. Most other cameras use the same sensor as the one the picture is captured on.they look for contras differences and some other things. When you press the button half, the camera starts focusing the picture. That can take a few tenths of a second, but when the light is bad, or the subject you try to focus on has bad contrast conditions, it can take up to one second or more. when the camera is focused it will show a green light of give a beep. Then you can press the shutter complete. Still the camera has to switch from focus yo capture. Also a tenth of a second or more.
I understand it is annoying when you are used to cameras with a film, because when you pressed the button, the picture was shot. If you want that again with a digital camera, you almost are convicted to a DSLR. Even the cheaper ones shoot that quick. But they are bulkier, heavy and quick.

Dec 29, 2013 | Fuji FinePix Digital Cameras

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Pictures are out of focus on screen and when taken i cant seem to reajust the focus camera has been working fine untill i went to take a close up shot and now completely blurry .

If you are focusing On a subject make sure first that you are two feet away,

You can also try to turn On the blur reduction under setup menu. make sure also that your on auto mode or smart scene.

when taking picture indoor turn of the flash, you can do this by pressing the flash button On the camera

here are some basic troubleshooting

try to put your camera On a tripod or on the table to stabilize the camera then try to take a picture.

the technique of taking a picture Is first you need to half press first on the shutter button and you will noticed camera will adjust Now if the camera already adjusted pull press on the shutter button.

Blurry picture may caused if camera is not stabilized and may cause also if the flash will not fire correctly.

you may call tech support for further support toll free 1 800 235 6325

Nov 12, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare V550 Digital Camera

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The camera will not take a picture, the orange

This light flashes to show the camera is out of focus or you need to turn on Automatic flash in low lighting conditions.

The reason you must press the button half way is to engage auto focus. If you take pics by pressing once without doing this the picure is likely to be poor quality.

Keep practising the two push method with the button as it takes a while to get used to it. There is no way of changing this method other than ignoring it with subsequent poor results.

Jul 09, 2009 | Casio EXILIM EX-Z1000 Digital Camera

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Pictures are blur


Your pictures are blurry because the camera did not focus properly on the subject.

First, turn on the camera in any picture taking mode (or video mode), then look at the screen or viewfinder. There should be four white corners in the center of the camera display. This is your targeting area.
1. Aim the camera at your subject so this center area is directly on it.

2. Press the shutter button lightly, not all the way down. Wait for a second or two WITHOUT RELEASING YOUR FINGER. If the white corners turn green, keep the finger on the button and press it all the way.

(Once the screen flashes black, a picture is taken and you can release the finger).
If the targeting area turns red and blinks, then the camera has not focused. You can to try to focus again by following step 1 and 2. If a picture is taken when the targeting area is red, then the picture will be blurry.

If there is no targeting area, then you can still focus by aiming the camera at your subject. Now follow step 2. A green box will appear on the subject, then a sharp picture can be taken.
The red arrow that flashes means that the pictures or videos are being written onto the memory card.

Also, try to be steady when taking pictures, because slight hand movement can cause blurry images too.

Page 25 in the DMC-FZ7's english manual will also explain how to focus.

Jul 18, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

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Focusing Still Photos with SD870 IS

If you check page 45 in the manual, you'll see that the orange light during the half press indicates that the flash is turned on. A single beep means that the camera is having difficulty getting a "focus lock" (usually when shooting in low light conditions). See page 100 of the manual for suggestions on how to improve the chances for getting a well-focused picture.

May 01, 2008 | Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera

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Autofocus not working

When the camera is OUT OF FOCUS, these are the steps that you could try:

1 Power Reset
- Turn off camera
- Remove batteries for a minute
- Reload batteries
- Turn on camera

2 Distance
- When the distance between the camera and the subject is too close,
the strength of the light can cause the picture to overexposed and
be blurred. On the contrary, if the distance is too far,
the beam is too weak to shed enough light on the subject.
Allow yourself enough space between you and your subject.

3 Shutter
- If you press the shutter before the flash is fully charged,
the flash will not be able to emit enough light and therefore
the image can be blurred.

4 Surrounding Light
- Use the fill-in flash mode to create a balanced shot when
the surrounding light is very bright.

5 Backlight
- Use the backlight control feature when the background
is brighter than the subject.

6 Cleaning
- Clean the lenses with a smooth piece of cloth.

7 ASR (Advanced Shake Reduction)
- Put in ASR mode to prevent any blur

8 Master Reset
- Press on MENU button
- Press on the right button until you see SETUP
- Scroll down until you see RESET
- Press the right button to pick up on YES or NO
- Press on OK/MENU button for changes to be saved
- Turn off camera for a few seconds for changes to be saved

* If it still does not work, you need to send the camera for repair.
Just contact the Manufacturer so they could tell you how to send camera safely.

Dec 26, 2007 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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Lens focus and take

This is usually because there is not enough detail/light that far away that it can focus on. My big lens Nikon D70s sometimes does the same thing. I have to find something at the same distance but with a little more light, press my shutter button down and hold it down until I can shift over to the location of the picture and take the picture.

Hope this helps, if it does, choose FixYa! ThankYa!

Oct 23, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera

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The subject is very blury or out of the picture

You are expecting too much for any auto mode. When shooting under low light conditions, the camera may take longer to achieve focus lock. If the subject is moving too, it will take even longer to lock focus. Try using manual focus for the conditions you described.

Sep 06, 2005 | Olympus Camedia C-765 Digital Camera

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Why doesn't the shutter button on my EasyShare digital camera work?

The cause and solution may include one of the following: The camera is not turned on. Turn on the camera. The camera is processing a picture; the camera Power ring light (on the Mode dial) blinks green. Wait until the light stops blinking before taking another picture. The card or internal memory is full. Transfer pictures to the computer, delete pictures from the camera, switch storage locations, or insert a memory card with available memory. The shutter button was not pressed. Depress the shutter button completely down. There was a failure in the focus and/or exposure. Press the shutter button halfway to set the Auto Focus (AF) and Auto Exposure (AE). When the AF/AE indicator turns green, press the shutter button completely down. The battery is exhausted. Replace or recharge the battery

Aug 29, 2005 | Kodak EasyShare C360 Digital Camera

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